If I Have An Std Can I Be Prosecuted For Having Sex?

Alabama Code Section 22-11A-21 provides that: Any person afflicted with an STD who knowingly transmits, assumes the risk of transmitting, or does any act which will probably or likely transmit such disease to another person is guilty of a class C misdemeanor.

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